First China-Russian Projects Pitching Conference passed in 2016.

You can download full pitching cataloq by the link.


Dear Colleagues!


From May 1 to 20 September, 2019, in the framework of the first international Russian-Chinese pitching “Imagine Future”, screenwriting applications (synopses) will be collected for organizing the joint production of films by students of Russian and Chinese creative universities. We invite students to participate in GUKIT– “St. Petersburg State University of Cinema and TV”, (Russia), GITIS - “Russian State Institute of Theater Art”, (Russia), VKSR - “Non-state educational institution of additional professional education , (Russia) and CUC - “Communication University of China”, (China), Beijing Film Academy.

Scenario applications (synopses) are accepted in the following areas:

1. Short meter (from 5 to 10 minutes).

2. Documentary and pseudo-documentary (pseudo-doc) (10 min).

3. Web series (1 episode from 6 to 12 min).

4. Full meter (from 70 to 120 minutes).


Subjects of applications (synopses):

1. The incredible adventures of the Chinese in Russia.

2. Incredible adventures of Russians in China.

3. And what will happen to a person in 20 years, 50 years, 100 years?

4. Free stories about relations between Chinese and Russians (love, customs, travel, conflicts, etc.).


Requirements for registration of applications:

1. The text size is not more than 1 page.

2. Language English, Russian - Chinese, Chinese - Russian.

3. Applications for joint production of films by students from Russia and China will have an advantage.

5. Movie scenarios should be oriented to show on the Internet streaming platforms of China and Russia.


The group of experts on the selection of applications includes university professors, leading directors and producers of Russia and China.

The top 5 selected applications will be presented at the Shanghai Film Festival in June 2019.

The finals and awards ceremony will be held in November 2019 at the PeterKIT Film Festival in St. Petersburg

Applications should be sent to: PitchingSilkRoadMedia2019@mail.ru


Organizers of the First International Russian-Chinese Pitching “Imagine Future”

GUKIT– “St. Petersburg State University of Cinema and TV”, (Russia),

CUC - “Communication University of China”, (China).

Silk Road Media, Ltd, Russia